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Ane Gonzalez Lara

Assistant Professor


Ane Gonzalez Lara is an assistant professor of undergraduate architecture at Pratt Insitute’s School of Architecture. Ane is the co-founder of Idyll Studio. Her professional work with Idyll balances social and cultural concerns with extensive formal and material research. She has developed academic research initiatives as part of her studio teaching that have examined the United States-Mexican border and the Korean demilitarized zone, and she has attended conferences on these topics including a roundtable at the 2018’ Venice Biennale. She received her Master equivalent degree from the Escuela Tenica Superior de Arquitectura in Navarra, Spain. She is a registered architect in Texas and Spain. Prior to working at Pratt, she taught at the University of New Mexico and the University of Houston.

At Pratt, Ane is the third-year design studio coordinator and she is also involved in several Pratt DEI initiatives such as: Decolonizing the Review; Decolonizing the Curriculum, and COMPOSE. She is also part of Pratt’s Inclusive Ecologies incubator team.

Her research interests include pedagogy, and social and climate justice topics as they relate to the built environment. She is the co-editor of the book The Routledge Companion to Architectural Pedagogies of the Global South that will be published in summer 2021. She was recently selected as one of the editors of the Architectural League of New York’s American Roundtable project to feature the voices of border communities and map environmental justice in New Mexico. Her design work has also won multiple international design competitions on interdisciplinary faculty teams.

Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura Universidad de Navarra

Arquitecto Superior, Bachelor and Masters in Architecture